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the 24th state in america with a right-to-work law. despite protests of angry union supporters, state lawmakers passed the legislation. this means both private and public workers do not have to pay union fees. and republican governor rick snyder quickly signed the bills, calling them "pro worker" and "pro michigan," but opponents say the move weakens organized labor and will mean lower wages. >>> last night on "politics nation," democratic congressman gary peters of michigan told the reverend al sharpton that governor snyder did an about face on this issue. take a listen. >> it is particularly hard to explain, because we had a governor who repeatedly said that this was not on his agenda, this would be very divisive for our state. he continually said that for a couple years, and then immediately after the election had a really sharp about-face and then just jammed it through without, as you mentioned, without any hearings or public input. i was able to meet with him with other members of the congressional delegation. he sat and listened to us, but he never really responded, and when he
: the proclamation and the union admitting blacks to its fighting ranks helped tip the balance of the war towards the north weakening confederate force and preserving the united states of america. many slaves of course went to their deaths never experiencing the freedoms espoused in the emancipation proclamation. some are buried here in the african-american burial ground national monument, lost to centuries of development only discovered two decades ago. as a major motion picture chronicles the life of america's 16th president, americans are reminded of this shy and lanky illinois lawyer. a man who changed a nation by proclamation. ron mott, nbc news new york. >> looking at sports. sunday night football, cowboys/redskins. washington captured the nfc east division title for the first time in 13 years as robert griffin iii got the touchdown. helped beat $20-18. the redskins are playoff bound while the cowboys head home for the third straight year. >>> indianapolis coach chuck pagano is back with the team. and the quarterback got two touchdowns to beat houston. 28-16. in other action peyton manning
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that nonunion employees pay fees. it passed, despite protests from unions, and democrats call the law an attack on workers' rights. >>> in greece, violent confrontations between protesters and riot police. the demonstration was to mark the fourth anniversary of the deadly police shooting of a teenager that triggered major protests in 2008. >>> in bangladesh, an official says the fire that killed 112 people last month was in a garment factory that had lost its safety certification back in june. also, the factory owner was authorized to run a three-story business, but it was illegally expanded to eight stories, adding a ninth at the time of the late november blaze. >>> and at the smithsonian museum in washington, the world's largest cut stone is now on display. the aqua amarine gem is more than a foot tall and weighs over 5 pounds. it's called the dom pedro gem, named after brazil's first two emperors. >>> so, this morning we're going to find out how hard superstorm sandy slammed the economy with the government's november jobs report due out. economists fear sandy battered hiring with estimates o
to work law that says private and public workers do not have to pay union fees. take a listen. >> they know people don't support what their doing. that's why they had to rush this thing through before january 1st. same reason they had voter suppression. why would you suppress the vote if you thought the majority of americans were conservative? you have to suppress the vote because you know you're in the minority. it's an admission on their part they know the american people don't like the republicans or the conservative philosophy. we're a different country now. and i think a lot of them don't have a clue about that. they think they're going to get away with it and they're not. everybody is fighting mad in michigan. we're not going to stop. >> you can watch ed schultz every weeknight at 8:00 p.m. right here on msnbc. >>> let's get a check of the weather with nbc meteorologist bill karins. men often times need help when looking for christmas gifts. batman snuggie? just a suggestion. >> you'd like to see me in a batman snuggie. >> yes, take a picture of that. >>> we're deal, a s
of the union address as he lays out a list of priorities for the country. >>> seemingly endsless line of funeral processions will roll through newtown, connecticut. among yesterday's good-byes, family and friends gathered in honor of 27-year-old victoria soto, the teacher killed while trying to shield her young first grade students from a barrage of bullets. paul simon was there to sing soto's favorite song "the sound of silence." meanwhile, the family of 6-year-old victim noah pozner said someone they didn't know was soliciting donations in noah's memory. the official-looking website has since been transferred to the family. >>> new details are emerging about the whereabouts of nancy lanza in the days leading up to the massacre. nbc news learned nancy was on vacation in new hampshire wednesday and thursday of last week, according to a family friend. the friend didn't know where she was staying and couldn't confirm whether she had left adam home alone. >>> now here's your "first look" at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. director steven spielberg attended a screening of his f
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